E SASSCTO. samr
IN MIDGET FORM
Long Stories of Big Events Told
in Brief Paragraphs for
NATIONAL CAPITAL SNAPSHOTS
Gleanings of Interest From Washing
ton —Late Happenings in the Realm
of Sports—Foreign and Do
Senator McCormick of Illinois Intro
duced a resolution in the senate to
make available surplus army supplies
for use by unemployed ex-service men.
Census Bureau announced Japanese
population in this country Increased
53.8 per cent during the last ten years.
Total population of Japanese is 111.*
Lieut. Clifford Tinker, official press
representative for the Navy Depart- ,
ment in connection with the ill-fated
ZR-2, returned to Washington to re- j
port to Admiral Coontz, chief of op
Immigrants in excess of the monthly ;
luotas were permitted by the depart- ;
ment of labor to enter the United
States “under exceptions" provided by
the percentage immigration law “re
lating to members of families."
Secretary of the Treasury Mellon
innounced that collections on the Sep
tember 15 installment of income and
profit taxes amounted to about sooo,- 1
■300,000 to date.
By a vote of 31 to 23 anti-beer bill
was advanced to the Senate.
Estimates as to what it will cost to 1
re-condition the Leviathan in such a
jviy as to make if thoroughly service- i
*tle, but uot luxurious, will be sought. (
Further indications developed that i
the Tariff bill would not be reported i
to the Senate by the Finance Com
mittee until the regular session of Con- (
jress, beginning in December. , i
I NATION’S BUSINESS ii
American Association of the Baking ‘
Industry, in convention at Chicago, is
planning a campaign for “certified |
“Fundamentally sound, financially 7 .
strong, industrially unimpaired, com- 1
mercially consistent and politically un
afraid, there ought to be work for ev- '
erybody in the United States who
chooses to work, and our condition at '
home and our place in the world de
pends on everybody going to work." j J
With this analysis of the situation, |
President Harding convened the Na- '
tional Unemployment Conference and 1
assigned to it the task of putting the
millions of Americans out of employ
ment back to work. 1
President Harding announced the
appointment of Colonel Mason M. Pat
rick to be chief of the United States
army air service.
American vessels established a new
high record for traffic through the Pan
ama canal. Of 2,892- ships that passed
through 1,212 were American, exclu
sive of government owned and char
tered vessels. Great Britain carried
3,722,000 tons against 5,179.000 tons
carried by this country.
The War Finance Corporation an
nounced that it had agreed to make
advances to a co-operative association
operating in Minnesota and North and
South Dakota, in an amount not to ex
ceed $15,000,000 to assist them in the
orderly marketing of their grain.
Fire on the American steamship Gen
eral George W. Goethuls at Port au
Prince has been extinguished and the |
Tessell has steamed for Cristobal.
W. W. Atterbury, vice president in
charge of operations of the Pennsyl- j
vania Italiroad, declared wages of em
ployees must he cut or one or two
things will result—bankruptcy or gov- |
New York State Department of Edu- ]
cation announced it was prepared to i
take prompt action against the Band '
School of Social Science in New York, ;
which opened without a permit under ,
■ new law.
Canal street end of a street car tun
nel under the Chicago river caved in ;
burying one man alive and seriously j
A Martin bomber dropped a 2,000- j
pound bomb on the old battleship Ala- :
bama, anchored off Tangier Island, in j
Chesapeake Bay, tore off her mast, de
stroyed superstructure and turned her
over on her side in shallow water.
Theodore Seydel, Belgian importer,
who arrived at New York on the La
Lorraine, declared the American shoe
Still dominates the better class trade in
Europe despite heavy duties and un- j
Borough councillors at Bethnal !
Green, a London suburb, have voted
to follow the precedent of the popular
council and refuse to levy certain
taxes upon the borough’s poor.
Lieutenant Weber of Switzerland
claims to have discovered au apparatus
which suppresses all noise when a rifle
is fired. He expects to develop it so
that it can be applied to cannon.
Earl Koehn, founder of a national
series of “betting banks” in Germany,
promising 100 per cent interest, failed.
Liabilities are put at 75.000,000 marks
and assets at 6,01X1,000 marks.
Charles W. Pugsley of Nebraska was
nominated by President Harding to be
assistant secretary of agriculture.
Attorney General Daugherty an
nounced he had completed his report
and recommendations to President
Harding in the Debs case concerning
■-.release from Atlanta federal prison.
The treaty with Germany, negotiat
ed by President Harding, struck a
the senate Foreign Relations
Committee, and a situation was de
veloped that was reminiscent of the
fight made by the Republican majori
ty against the entrance of the United
States into th* League of Nations.
<2I JC staiQt’§ Sncruircf.
A relief fund of 1,500.000 marks
was received at Berlin from the New
York Central Labor organization for
families of 1,200 persons killed in the
explosion of the chemical works at
During a wind storm the steamer
Lewiston went aground at Little Rap
ids, two miles below Sault Ste. Marie.
Traffic through Michigan Canal locks is
seriously impeded as result of breaking
up of a boom of logs in Marks Bay,
caused by the wind.
Serious disorders occurred following
the close of the Vienna bourse.
Holm O. Bursum. Republican, was
elected United States senator from
New Mexico by a majority estimated
Physicians who neglect diphtheria
patients who die will be indicted and
prosecuted on charges of murder, it
was announced at Chicago by Health
Commissioner Robert on.
Senator Harrison of Mississippi
scored President Harding for taking
his recent yacht trip “while men were
sold at auction in Boston because they
could not obtajn empb /ment.”
Commissioner Enright will ask for
$33,216,548. an Increase of $5,000,000
over last year, for maintenance of the
New York police department, he told
the Meyer committee.
Report submitted to Governor Hard
wick of Georgia by special committee
investigating the wreck of Atlanta.
Birmingham and Atlantic train at Cas
cade crossing two weeks ago says it
was due to a charge of high explosives
placed on track with criminal Intent.
Babe Ruth hit his fifty-seventh and
fifty-eighth home runs of the season
against tile Cleveland Indians at the
Polo Grounds. The Yankees defeated
Speaker's tribe 8 to 7.
Joe Lynch, the former bantamweight
champion, has agreed to turn over to
Johnnie Buff, the new titleholder, tha
Tex Rickard diamond-studded gold belt
which he received when he whipped
While in the act of scoring a home
run in a ball game in Baltimore,
George Bender, twenty-nine, fell dead
of heart disease. He was a member
of Franklin Athletic Club.
Bevil G. D. Rudd, captain of the
Oxford-Cambridge international track
and field team, which competed against
Yale, Harvard, Princeton and Cornell,
was a passenger on the Olympic re
turning to England.
Declaring that he had been deliber
ately fouled several times, Danny
Frush of Baltimore, who was knocked
out by Johnny Kilbane in the contest
for the featherweight championship.
Issued a signed statement at Cleveland
in which he claims the title.
Does Johnny Dundee fear the out
come of a battle with Andy Chaney?
Eddie Mead, Chaney’s manager, ac
cuses Dundee of refusing a match with
Chaney. Mead says I’iere are two
Boston clubs that want the match.
Gulick and Thompson are the only
experienced players in the Syracuse
The first game of the world series
will be played Wednesday October 5,
at 2p. in. at the park of tlie National
League pennant winners, it was de
cided by a flip of a coin at Chicago.
Paul Armbruster of Switzerland was
officially declared the winner of the
James Gordon Bennett International
balloon race which started from Brus
sels on September 18. Harry Spencer,
English entry, was second and Ralph
Upson, American, third.
A precedent in championship box
ing annals was set by the New Jersey
boxing commission when it deprived
Johnny Wilson, middleweight title
holder of the $35,000 purse lie was
to have received for bis Labor day
bout with Bryan Downey of Cleve
land. Wilson was found guilty by the
commission of failing to put forth his
best efforts lu the Dwuey but.
Newspapers of Berlin announced in
crease in price of papers, because of
increase in cost of printing materials.
General John J. Pershing was re
j ceived by the entire population of
' Chaumont, France, when he reached
! the scene <>f his former headquarters, j
i The American commander was kissed j
j fervently by tlie Mayor of Chaumont.
I An international conference on tele
, graph t'dls, at which England, Ger-
I many and Russia were represented,
was held in Riga. M. Kadikis, of the
Latvian Telegraph Company, was
j elected president.
Commercial company announces i
1 communication with Mauaos is inter
j Professor I’. Giraudet, of (lie Uni-
I versity of Paris and Loyola University,
■ New Orleans, announced the discovery
j of a process for the manufacture of
i synthetic camphor from turpentine.
Au epidemic of influenza is ravaging
Greenland, according to report by
Knud Rasmussen expedition, which is
exploring ilie territory occupied by
: the northernmost Eskimos. One wo
' man and two men “f the seven mem
j bers of the expedition died from the
By agreement with tlie Czecho-Slo
j vakla government a British company
i will handle for 15 years the output of
i radium of the Jouchimsthal mines.
The radium will not be sold.
Marshal Pilsudski, president of Fo
i laud, sent an ultimatum to the Russian
I soviet representative at Warsaw
j threatening to break u diplomatic re-
E ward Suenson, founder of t lie
| Great Northern Telegraph Company,
| died in Copenhagen.
Joseph C. Grew of Massachusetts
was nominated by President Harding
to be minister to Switzerland.
Canadian output of maple syrup
this year is estimated to be worth $12,-
A Serbian force disguised as Al
; banian mountaineers lias begun an in
• j vasion of Albania, according to tele
. ! grams received by Albanian delegates
j to the League of Nations.
. ' Three additional nations were ad
j j mined to the League of Nations at Ge
j j neva, Switzerland. They are Estho
, | nia, Letvia and Lithuania. Member
, i ship was voted by the league assem
’ j bly. There was no opposition in any
1 : case, but several delegates abstained
AND SOUTHERN MARYLAND ADVERTISER.
UPPER MARLBOROUGH MD„ FRIDAY OCTOBER 7, 1921.
FARMERS NOT ON I
PRO RATA BASIS
War Finance Corporation Seeks
to Correct False Im
EXPLAINS LOAN UNDER LAW
Much Confusion Created by Some
Banks and Individuals Requesting
Their Share of Billion Dollar
Washington.— V statement issued by
the War Finance Corporation seeks to I
correct impressions which appear to
have spread that government funds
are available for distribution to farm
ers on a pro rata basis.
“Much confusion lias been created by
misleading published reports indicating
that the War Finance Corporation has
a fund for distribution on some pro
rata basis among farmers and banks
financing farmers,” says the statement.
“As a result, the corpo -ation is receiv
ing applications from some banks and
individuals requesting ‘their share of
the billion-dollar agricultural credit.’
“The corporation is authorized under
Sections 21 and 22 to make advances
for export purposes, and under Section
24 to make advance to banks, bankers
or trust companies, or to co-operative
associations of producers which have
made loans for agricultural or live
“These advances are -o be made
upon the terms and conditions stipulat
ed in the law, and their aggregate re
maining unpaid may at no time exceed
$1,0C0,000.000. The corporation, of
course, has not made any allocation of
funds among sections or Institutions
and it has not authority to do so.
“Each application is considered on
Its merits in accordance with the pow
ers conferred by the War Finance Cor
poration Act, as amended. For those
reasons applications for 'a share’ of
the ‘corporation’ funds, based upon
some supposed allotment, serve no use
ful purpose and only tend needlessly
to Increase the corporation's corres
pondence. The corporation lias an
nounced the channels through which
applications should be made and pro
vided forms, which are designed to
make the procedure as simple as pos
sible. Applicants should familiarize
themselves with the corporation’s cir
culars, which have been sent to farm
ing organizations and banks and trust
companies in the agricultural and live
stock sections of tlie country. Copies
also are obtainable from the War
Finance Corporation, at Washington.
In addition to the agricultural loan
agencies previously announced by the
War Finance Corporation, the follow
ing committees have been appointed >
to receive applications from banks in
their respective districts for loans un
der the recently enacted section 24
of the War Finance Corporation Act. j
and to make recommendations as to |
these loans to the War Finance Cor
Headquarters at Montgomery;
Henry M. Hobble, chairman; H. T.
Bartlett and A. M. Baldwin, Montgom
ery, Ala.; E. C. Melvin, Selma, Ala.;
Frank M. Moody, Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Headquarters at Milwaukee:
F. K. McPherson, chairman, and H.
A. Moehlempah, Milwaukee; H. L.
Russell, Madison, Wls.; J. R. Wheeler,
Columbus, Wis.; Ernest Perry, Fond
du Lac, Wis.
R. P. Brewer, of Tulsa. Okla., has
been added to the Kansas City head-,
quarters to represent Oklahoma on the
committee and to fill the vacancy.
James J. Fagan, of San Francisco,
has been added to San Francisco head
quarters to fill the vacancy.
J. Sheehan, of Winnemucca, Nev.,
has been added to San Francisco head
quarters to fill the vacancy.
In the case of banks located in dis
tricts where agricultural loan agencies
have not been established, applications
should lie addressed- directly to the !
corporation at Washington for the
Dollar Fluctuates in Argentina
Buenos Aires. —Sharp fluctuations of
the American dollar featured a session
of the Stock Exchange, the dollar
dropping as low as 130 and closing at
135. This activity seemed a prelude to
the publication of reports that a deal
had been closed between Argentina
and New York bankers for a loan of
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; CUTS IN GRAIN RATES GRANTED
Eastern Trunk Lines Authorized to
Washington. Reductions in grain
i rates that may save shippers $1,000,-
| 000 annually were authorized by the j
| Interstate Commerce Commission. Un-
I der file commission's special order, ;
| railroads operating in eastern trunk j
| line and New England territories were j
i authorized to file tariffs with the coin
mission on ten days’ notice establish
ing reduced rates on grain and grain
FREDERICK REGRETS DEAL
Archduke Engages Lawyers to Contest
American Syndicate’s Purchase.
Berlin. —Archduke Frederick, the
richest man in Austria, who some time
ago placed his properties, estimated
at $200,04X1,000, in the hands of an
American syndicate, is said to regret
According to friends, lie lias engaged
the best lawyers in all the countries
where his vast wealth is located, wilh
the view of contesting the New York
CLERGY SHORTAGE ACUTE
Next Session of Church Alliance to Be
Pittsburgh. The present shortage
of ministers is “acute, critical and
grave.” according to the report pre
sented by Rev. John Hall of Edin
burgh, Scotland, at a session of the
general council of the Alliance of Re
formed Churches. It was decided to
hold the next alliance meeting in 1925 X
While the piece of meeting was not
selected, Cardiff, Wales, probably will
jj COL W. N. HASKELL ij|
c Has Charge of American || i
i! Relief to Russian Starving. j
Col. William N. Haskell, appointed i
to supervise American relief admlnis- i
tration work in Russia under the |
agreement with the Soviet authorities. |
Colonel Haskell directed relief in Ar- ;
menia and lias recently been on spe- j
cial duty in the war department at j
OF ARGENTINA AT KIEL
Solemnly Atones for Sinking
Ships of Neutral Nation
During World War.
Kiel. —In a solemn act of atone
ment Germany gave satisfaction to Ar- j
gentina for the ’oss of the steamers
Moune Protegido and Tore.
Dr. Luis B. Molina. Minister for Ar
gentina, and his staff were ceremoni
ously received on board the battleship
Hanover. Afterward the Argentine ,
flag was hoisted and flown from the ■
mainmast of the battleship, and inter i
the Argentine delegation and tHe Ger- j
man officials had luncheon together.
Minister Molina and Ids party left
| the warship at 1:45 o'clock in the aft- j
j ernoon, being saluted by 15 guns. |
| while the Argentine flag was run up :
;to the foretop of tlie Hanover,
i Both the Toro and the Monte Pro- j
| tegido were sunk in 191 < by German
' submarines. The sending to the hot-
I tom of the two vessels created great j
Indignation in Argentina. Germany
paid indemnities i r the sinkings.
A representative of the German gov
ernment. addressing Dr. Molina on
board the battleship, recalled that Ger
many, at the time of the sinkings, had
informed Argentina that- the “mis
haps” had occurred through no lack
of respect for the flag of a friendly
country which all Germans honored.
The first opportunity, he added, now
was being taken to salute the Argen
tine flag, and the obligation was being
discharged with all the more pleasure,
since it gave satisfaction to a na
tion which, until the end of the war,
did not swerve in maintaining full neu
ij WORLD NEWS IN j;
CONDENSED FORM jj
WARSAW. —An attempt to assassi
nate President Pilsudski of Poland
failed here. Three shots were fired at
the President, who was uninjured.
Count Grahowski, General Pilsudski’s
aide, was wounded.
MOSCOW.—The United States will
be invited to send representatives to
an international conference to discuss
Ibe Pacific problem which will be held
November 1 at Chita or Vladivostok.
financial crisis became more clearly
visualized when the mark dropped nine
points to tiie new low record of 117 to
j the dollar.
ATLANTIC ClTY.—European states
men are hopeful that tlit? coming dis
armament conference will open the
door to American participation in In
ternational questions, asserted Senator
Walter E. Edge in an interview. Sen
i alor Edge returned last week from a
j trip to England and France.
I LONDON. —Greece intends to pro
I claim tiie annexation of all territories
| she lias occupied by military.
NEW YORK. —Eton R. Brown, coun
i sel for tlie Meyer committee investi
! gating New York city administration,
I declares the city will have to save or
j go bankrupt.
LONDON. —Mrs. Wlntringham was
j elected Jo till her late husband s seat
I in Parliament.
BELFAST, IRELAND.—AIarm was
i expressed here by Unionists officials
I over the remarkable growth of Siuu
‘ Fein camps in l ister. Republican
; preparations for civil war were seen in
j the activities at Seaford camp, where
I sou mops of the I. R. A., with arms
land ammunition, have boon mobilized.
PARIS.—The value of the ships sur
| rendered by Germany is fixed at 745,-
| 000,000 gold marks in an official com
! munication issued by the Reparations
ATLANTIC ClTY.—Vigorous oppo
! sition to the senate proposal to in
crease tiie tax on corporate earnings
: fiom 30 to 15 per cent was voiced by
1 tiie board of directors of the National
Association of Credit Men.
CHARLOTTE, N. C.—“ The process
j of readjustment lias not yet been com
'' pleted but evidences are multiplying
that the corner tuts been turned and
j that the country lies passed the iuosl
acute stage of the readjustment pe
• riod,” said W. P. G v Harding, gover
nor of the Federal Reserve Board at
; here. '
“Peace Wreckers” Again at
Work, Is Word From Dublin
“Authority” on Situation.
CORK BLACK AND TANS BUSY
Bombs Hurled in Belfast Outbreak, j
Four Killed and 37 Wounded—Shots j
Hit Children on Street —Brutality
Charged at Spike Island.
London. —Disturbing reports of new !
i provocative acts alleged to have been |
} made by Black and Tans in Cork and ;
j elsewhere are causing apprehension |
among those hopeful of a settlement
| o£ the Irish situation.
According to Cork dispatches civil
ian members of the Republican police
| were roughly treated by British police
patrols. Developments in the intern
ment camp at Spike Island, where prls
i oners are reported to be carrying out
, reprisals for alleged rough usage on j
i the part of the guards, and the week- |
end developments in Belfast, where
I rioting continues unabated, add to the
; In the light of these occurrences slg
; nificance Is attached to a statement
i made in Dublin by “Irish authority on
i the government side" that “peace
j wreckers” are again at work.
Several members of the British !
i cabinet, among whom Premier Lloyd |
i George's reply to the latest communi
i cation of Eainon De Valera is said to
i be going round, have not yet conveyed j
j their views to the premier and it is j
! regarded as not unlikely the premier's
| note will for several days not be ready
1 for despatch to Dublin.
No intimation has been vouchsafed
as to the probable terras of the note,
but opinion both In England and Ire
alnd seems to be hopeful that it will
be couched so as to accommodate the
position of the Sinn Fein lenders and
enable them to come into another con
Belfast. —Four persons were killed
by bombs hurled during the fighting be
tween rangemen and Sinn Feiners. At
least fifty-seven persons were injured.
! Several have also been killed and
i wounded by bullets during the rioting,
| which lias broken out at intervals dur
j ing the last three days.
The first bomb was burled early in
■ the evening in Seaford street, East
I Belfast. Troops with machine guns
were attempting to dislodge snipers. A
crowd of men. women and children
gathered. Suddenly a bomb with fuse
lighted was hurled into the crowd. It
failed to explode. As the crowd scat
tered a second bomb dropped and burst
with devastating effects. Dead, dying
and wounded lay upon the streets. Am
bulances rushed fifty-two injured to the
hospital. A large number of the vic
tims were women and children.
New crowds gathered about the
scene of the bombing. They refused to
disperse and the police and soldiers
fired upon them. A girl was seriously
A short time later another bomb was
thrown in the York road area, wound
ing five persons.
More troops a rived here. The mili
tary is patrolling ail the streets in
the riot zone, but sporadic fighting
continues. A woman was shot by
snipers in Little Georges street. Two
fifteen-year-old children, playing in
Crumlin road, were bit by bullets.
Almost under the eyes of the police,
a band of rioters set fire to a grocery
store in Middlepatb street, and at
tempted to loot its stock cf liquor.
Along woodstock road other mobs
' attempted to loot liquor establlsh
i ments. but were dispersed by the po
i lice. Among the rioters arrested was a
1 special constable, who is accused of
j firing on the police.
! Belfast.—Parties of armed anl
i masked men raided the homes of J.
j Whittaker, general manager of the
j Castlecomer - Kilkenny coal mines,
i 1 where a strike is in progress, and J.
Hargreaves, manager of the mines.
Both Whittaker and Hargreaves were
i taken away and their whereabouts is
TO CALL UP BEER BILL SOON
Senator Sterling to Ask Action After
Tax and Treaties.
Washington. The Willis-Campbell
i anti-beer bill will be called up in the
senate again immediately after the
pence treaties and the tax bill are dis
-5 posed of, it was announced. Senator
Sterling, in charge of the conference
- report on tlie measure, said he had
■ agreed to lay the hill aside temporarily
, with the understanding that nothing
■ he permitted to prevent its considera
u. S. TO REDEEM NOTES NOW
> Reserve Banks to Pay in Cash Cer
i tificates Due October 15.
i Washington. —Secretary Mellon an
i nonneed that lie has authorized the
i Federal Reserve hanks to redeem in
i ; cash before October 15, 1921, at the
> | holders' option, at par ami accrued
• ; interest to the date of such optional
• redemption, treasury certificates of in
debtedness of Series F-1921, dated
.launary 15. 1921. and Scries H-1921,
? dated April 15, 1921. both maturing
October 15, 1921.
BUY HOUSE CAT PELTS
Germans Secure Large Quantities at
; New York Fur Auction.
New York. —Ordinary bouse cat pelts
5 vere purchased in large quantities for
• export to Germany at the annual fail
t fur auction. The skins sold for nearly
1 .Si less titan file record price of $1.24
i 1 obtained In the winter of 1920. Ameri
- can opossum pelts were also purchas
ed by German exporters, who expjajn
i : ed that the fur was popular there
t when dyed to' imitate skunk. Twenty
house cat pelts were offered.
j; MISS GRACE ABBOTT ||
]| Chief of Children’s Bureau I[
j[ Department of Labor. 1|
Miss Grace Abbott of Nebraska* who
has been nominated by President Hard
ing to be chief of the children’s bureau
of the Department of Labor. She suc
ceeds Miss Julia Lathrop, who has
held the post since it was created nine
CHASING HAM ACTORS
Were Pursuing Fleeing Thes
pians Who Had Been Rotten
Egged at Lyndeville, N. Y.
Lyndeville, N. Y.—While chasing an
automobile loaded with seven actors,
who had been egged out of the opera
house and village here, Stanley Irsking,
twenty-three years old, a young farm
er, was killed, and two others pain
fully Injured when their automobile
was crowded off the road into a ditch
by tiie escaping thespians. Deputy
sheriffs are searching Orleans county
for the actors.
The actors, who billed themselves
as tiie “Jazz Minstrels,” engaged tiie
opera house for a show. The opera
| house was well filled when tiie curtain
I rose, and tiie minstrels, according to
i officials, started on a series of dis
i cordant violin and banjo solos.
The villagers branded tiie show
1 “rotten.” During an intermission
many in the audience gathered eggs,
I tomatoes and other vegetables of
| questionable age. When tiie actors re
i snined they let them fly. Tiie per
j formance ended in a bedlam, tiie ac-
I tors beating a hasty retreat before the
! barrage of eggs and vegetables
Irsking and his companions pursued
the car about two miles from tlie
I village before they overtook it. As
I Irsking’s car came alongside tiie flee
-1 ing machine, the latter turned sharply
| to the right, crowding tiie villagers
I car off the road and overturning it
i into a ditch. Irsking's skull was frac
i turn! anti lie died a few minutes later,
( Thomas and Sheppard were cut
! aTl q bruised, but they will recover.
! The actors’ car did not stop and so
■ far as can be learned tire village
i officials do not know their names or
ji| LATEST EVENTS
AT WASHINGTON jj
President Harding’s unemp'oyment
conference will attempt to find a
solution of the problem without ask
ing for appropriations from the pub
lic treasury or without any great
amount of legislation. A split over
wages marked the first business ses
sion of the Congress.
The Treasury Department announced
partial payments to railroads on ac
count of the Federal guaranty as
follows: Georgia Coast & Piedmont,
$40,000; Alabama & Mississippi. $60,-
395.21; Fernwood, Columbia & Gulf,
$6,000. A loan of $50,000 was made
to the Norfolk Southern.
To help meet a need for 20,000 addi
tional fruit and vegetable refrigera
tor cars to move the large volume of
perishable farm crops now ready for
market the United States Depart
ment of Agriculture urges shippers,
carriers and receivers to make the
most efficient use of all refrigerator
cars and equipment. It is thought
this will relieve the congestion.
Confirmation of the nomination of Ma
jor General Leonard Wood to be gov
ernor general of the Philippines will
be deferred until after he retires
from active army service on Octo
j ber 5.
j president Harding “submitted” to
having his finger prints made during
a call at the White House by Dele
gates to the annual convention in
Washington of the International As
sociation for Identification.
Failing to make good after six weeks’
trial at the White House, Oh, Boy,
the thoroughbred English bull pup
sent to the President to share the
honors of the executive mansion
with Laddie Boy, has b'.en given the
“gate.” The dog was the gift of an
admirer of the President. Laddie
Boy now reigns alone and will likely
continue to do so.
Decision to repair the Leviathan, now
at Hoboken, and to restore her to
the North Atlantic service has vif
tually been reached by the Shipping
Board. Estimates of the cost of
putting the Leviathan in suitable
condition have ranged between $B,-
000,000 and $10,000,000.
President Harding formally nominated
Major General Leonard Wood to be
governor general of the Philippine
Democratic senators proposed a defi
nite tax revision program in opposi
tion to the bill reported from the
W. R. BUCK, Proprietor
UPPER MARLBORO', MD.
OAKLAND and THE CLEVELAND
I have secured the agency of “The Cleveland Tractor”
which takes the place of both man and beast.
Authorized Ford Service Station and genuine Ford
parts for sale. New Ford Cars and Trucks for sale,
I have an up to date welding outfit and can weld all kinds of meta
Guaranteed work on any make car.
Goodyear, Hood, Portage and Hartford Tires.
FREE AIR. work done on short notice.
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Square Deal Oarage
EAST END MAIN STREET
Phone Marlboro 49 UPPER MARLBORO, MD.
GEORGE A. RUTH. Chief Mechanic and Eleetricel Expert J. HE HR K DIGGS , Ant.
WB SPECIALIZE IN Storage Battery Rebuilding, Charging, Light-
* ing and Wiring.
IJWE REPAIR AND GUARANTEE Starters, Generators, Ignition
*■ Generators and Magnetos.
|IWB DO' General Auto and Gas Engine Repairing at minimum cost to
w customer. All repair work absolutely guaranteed against poor work
manship. Work by hour or contract as desired.
AUTO PAINTING, WASHING & POLISHING
ff BEGINNING about May 15. 1931, we will be equipped fer the follow
” iug: Electric and Ascetylene Welding, Lead Burning, Brazing and
iWe are at your service
I FOR SALE- BARGAIN I
1 Second Hand
John Deere 12 H. P.
Engine & Coin Mill
Perfect Running Condition
Must be sold AT ONCE
Mitchcllvillc Stores Co.
Phone Bowie 17F3
WESTERN MARYLAND COUISf
W SSTMINSTEB, MU.
REV. A. NORMAN WARD. D. D., President
For Young Men and Young Women
in Separate Departments
Fifty-fifth Year Begins September 20, 1921
ADMISSION Graduates from approved four year High Schools
admitted without conditions. Fifteen units required.
CURRICULUM up te date. Eight courses leading to A. B. degree
grouped about these majors: English. History or Politic*!
Science, Mathematics or Physics, Chemistry or Biology, Latin
or Greek, Modern Languages, Education Home Economics
(four years). Courses which prepare for Law, Theology, Med
icine. Engineering may be elected. Special courses in Speech,
Voice and Piano. Military Training, H. O. T-C.
EQUIPMENT complete. Thirty acre Campus; a new athletic
field- c- liege farm; modern buildings; comfortable living ac
commodations; laboratories; library; gymnasium, power and
LOCATION unexcelled, 1000 feet above the sea in the highlands
of Maryland. Pure air, pure water, charming scenery.
Thirty miles from Baltimore.
BOARD and TUITION $350
SCHOLARSHIPS. The charge for Tuition is fIOO Until Aug-
C ust 15th, Tuition Scholarships, good for one year s regular
tuition, at any time during the next twenty years and trans
ferable, will be sold in any number for s7o each.
Prospectus for 1921-22 on application
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4 When Sorrow Visits Us |
4 As it does everyone some day, what a help it is to know ►
< that in our direst distress there is one we can lean upon ►
. one we can depend upon to complete all ►
i symypathy and understanding to the last detail and at a
4 My prices for a complete Auto Funeral are away below >
the prices asked in Washington and elsewhere. >
4 You cannot fail to see how unnecessary it is to leave the ►
community and depend upon strangers; such dependence >
oft times proves costly and unsatisfactory. ►
< BERNARD A, FINK ;
4 Undertaker - and - ,
4 Office and Chapel. SEAT PLEASANT, MD. (At Dist. Line) ►
4 U HiCCdnov v Phoue Hyatlsville 800-F8 >
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get busy, keep busy.
IS YOUR JOB UNSAFE?
IS it permanent? You want a life-long
business. You can get into such a
business, selling more than 137 Wat
kins product* direct to farmers if you
own auto or teem or can get one; if
you are under 50 and can give bond
with personal sureties. We back you
with big selling help; 62 years in busi
ness: 20,000,000 users of our products.
Write for information where you can
get territory. J. R Watkins .Co,,
Department 111, Winona, Minn.
MONEY TO LOAN
$250 to $2,600
gage, for 3 yet rs with 6 per cent, inter
est per annum payable semi-aunually,
an improved real estate in Prince
George’s Couniy, Md., where security
•) ample. Chi’ges moderate.
T. VAN OLAQETT,
Attorney at Law,
Upper Mar.bcro’, Md., and
618 F Bt., H.W., Waahlegtoa D. C
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